VANCOUVER, BC – BioteQ Environmental Technologies Inc. (TSX:BQE), a leader in the treatment of metal and sulphate contaminated water, reported today that its Raglan operation in northern Quebec has completed its fourth operating season, processing a total of 688,000 cubic metres of water, meeting all water quality regulations for discharge to the environment, and delivering plant mechanical operating availability of 99%. Operating costs were within budget expectations. The plant has been placed in stand-by mode for the winter, with operations scheduled to commence again with the spring thaw in 2009.
BioteQ Corporate Profile
BioteQ builds, owns and operates water treatment plants for the world’s mining companies and utility operators, reducing environmental liabilities while generating revenue from waste. The Company’s commercially proven technology treats acid mine drainage and other metal-laden waste water by sequentially removing metals and sulphate, producing saleable metal products and clean water that can be discharged safely to the environment. BioteQ has built 8 plants at sites in Canada, the US, China, Australia and Mexico, with 7 projects in design and construction. BioteQ is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, and trades on the TSX under the symbol BQE. For additional information, go towww.bqewater.com.
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